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There are 5 comments on A Trip to the Sea via the T

  1. For those looking to visit Nantasket Beach from Boston, the MBTA Commuter Boat runs from Long Wharf to Hull 7 days a week. From the ferry, there is an MBTA bus route that can take you down to Nantasket Beach, as well as a free trolley service (the Hull O Trolley) that runs from the ferry down to the beach area. The boat ride is 25 minutes with beautiful views of Boston, the harbor islands and Boston Light. Hull O Trolley schedule:

  2. I grew up on the Southern Maine coast and I can say unequivocally that being on a saltwater sandy beach in hot and humid sunny summer weather is a horrific experience in general, and if you enter the frigid saltwater for a brief swim, the unpleasant experience is exponentially worsened once you exit the water and feel that the salt has encapsulated your entire body. Add the sand that encapsulates your feet, and when it is time to leave the blazing sun and put on your shoes,
    you have to remove the sand from from your feet while you suddenly become aware of your sunburned white skin. You’re hot, sweaty and Sandy, and for several days you endure the pain of sunburned skin.

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